Friday, August 7, 2020

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When Do NFL Players Peak?

Aging is brutal. It is particularly bad for top athletes. I wanted to see at what age NFL players peak.
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Sunday, August 2, 2020

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Simple, Runnable Demo Comparing Sequential and Parallel Python (using concurrent.futures)

I wanted a really simple example explaining this for my wife so I'm going ahead and posting it here.
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Thursday, July 23, 2020

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NFL Running Back Comparison Tool

Here's a tool that I wanted for comparing NFL RB careers. Click on the checkbox next to any running back to add their data to the plots, and choose what's being plotted using the dropdown.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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How Bad Were Jameis Winston's 30 Interceptions in 2019?

In 2019, Jameis Winston threw 30 interceptions. That seems extremely high for a modern starting quarterback, so I wanted to see if it was the largest outlier ever.
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Friday, July 10, 2020

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How to Turn off 1-Click Ordering on Amazon

I noticed recently that Amazon removed the ability to turn off 1-click purchasing of apps...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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US Excess Deaths Over Time

I was curious how the initial COVID-19 spike affected death rates, so here you go:

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

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Why is the COVID-19 Death Rate So Low in Texas?

Texas has massive COVID-19 infection numbers but relatively low death rates. Why is that?
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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How Do I Sleep for a Specific Time in JavaScript?

For a more general question, how do you use async and await with nearly anything in JavaScript?
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Monday, May 18, 2020

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Plotly Slow? Try Decimating Your Data

This is a quick tutorial on decimating plots using plotly as the framework.
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Sunday, May 10, 2020

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How Do Enchroma Colorblind Glasses Work?

You might have seen clips of people putting on glasses and seeing color with them. How is it possible to cure colorblindness simply by wearing glasses?
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Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Why Are Errors in Exponential Projections so Large?

You've likely seen huge errors or uncertainty ranges in exponential projections...
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Sunday, April 5, 2020

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Subtle Ways to Make Misleading Plots

Quick overview of some common ways people (often intentionally) make misleading plots.
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